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‘Beef’ solid and creator tackle David Choe rape controversy

‘Beef’ solid and creator tackle David Choe rape controversy

'Beef' cast and creator address David Choe rape controversy

The celebrities and creator of Netflix hit sequence Beef have launched a press release in response to controversy surrounding feedback made by solid member David Choe.

Following the discharge of the black comedy sequence to extraordinarily constructive suggestions, a 2014 clip from Choe’s now-defunct podcast surfaced through which he talked about sexually assaulting a therapeutic massage therapist. He later apologised for the story and claimed that it was unfaithful and relayed solely for the aim of leisure.

“If I’m responsible of something, it’s unhealthy storytelling within the model of douche,” he mentioned on the time “Identical to a lot of my work are sometimes misinterpreted, the identical goes with my [podcast]. The primary goal of all of my podcasts is to problem and provoke my mates and the co-stars on the present.”

Yesterday (April 21), Beef‘s showrunner Lee Sung Jin and principal solid members Steven Yeun and Ali Wong, who play primary characters Danny Cho and Amy Lau respectively, gave a press release to Selection responding to the controversy.

2PMCTXC BEEF, David Choe, ‘The Birds Don’t Sing, They Screech in Ache’, (Season 1, ep. 101, aired April 6, 2023). picture: Andrew Cooper /©Netflix / Courtesy Everett Assortment

“The story David Choe fabricated 9 years in the past is undeniably hurtful and very disturbing,” they mentioned. “We don’t condone this story in any method, and we perceive why this has been so upsetting and triggering. We’re conscious David has apologized prior to now for making up this horrific story, and we’ve seen him put within the work to get the psychological well being assist he wanted over the past decade to higher himself and study from his errors.”

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Choe didn’t reply to The Unbiased’s request for remark.

Within the sequence, Yeun and Wong star as two feuding enemies who find yourself in a conflict stemming from a highway rage incident. Choe performs Yeun’s cousin Isaac.

An official synopsis reads: “Beef follows the aftermath of a highway rage incident between two strangers. Danny Cho, a failing contractor with a chip on his shoulder, goes head-to-head with Amy Lau, a self-made entrepreneur with a picturesque life.

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